Steven S. Dudley

Senior Fellow, Center for Latin American and Latino Studies, American University

Steven Dudley is a co-founder and co-director of InSight Crime, a think tank that investigates organized crime in the Americas. Dudley is also a senior fellow at American University’s Center for Latin American and Latino Studies in Washington, DC. He is the former Bureau Chief of The Miami Herald in the Andean Region and the author of “Walking Ghosts: Murder and Guerrilla Politics in Colombia” (Routledge 2004). Dudley has also reported from Haiti, Brazil, Nicaragua, Cuba and Miami for National Public Radio and The Washington Post, among others. Dudley has a BA in Latin American History from Cornell University and an MA in Latin American Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. He was awarded the Knight Fellowship at Stanford University in 2007, and is a member of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. In 2012 to 2013, he was a visiting fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

Experience

  • –present
    Senior Fellow, Center for Latin American and Latino Studies, American University

Education

  • 1998 
    University of Texas at Austin, Masters - Latin American Studies